Apply for a licence for storing materials on the highway

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Please read through the steps below before applying for storing materials on the highway, section 171.

Applications in all cases should be submitted at least 10 working days before the licence is required.

Ensure to keep the deposit under five metres long and two metres wide; minimum 15 metres between deposits.

There is an initial administration fee of £63.80.00 with fortnightly charges as follows:

  • Week one-two: £133.10
  • Thereafter: £199.10

You are required to submit:

  • A minimum public liability of insurance document of £5,000,000, 
  • A site location plan, 
  • A road space booking and road closure (subject to required Traffic management) in addition to applying for this licence.

If the conditions are not adhered to, this will result in a £101.20 fine for each contravention.

Further guidance and conditions will need to be agreed to prior to applying, these can be seen when applying for a licence.

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(Fees as of January 2024)

Highway licensing team : Contact details

For further information, please contact us by:

Highway Licensing Team - Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
Town Hall, St Ives Road,
Maidenhead SL6 1RF
Telephone: 01628 683800